A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 22:07:27 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20421677. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pj1qgo, ak20421677, us1000hzb9. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.9 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 07:07:27 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0279 West, latitude 61.4111 North, depth = 18.9 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Palmer, Gateway. The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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